Advice for Considering Wild turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by aissak, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. aissak

    aissak Out Of The Brooder

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    We live in the country with 6 acres and a great deal of farm land around us. We have 3 windblocks which are rather large, but I am not sure if there is enough cover and space to bring in wild turkeys. My brother thinks that they will move out to a more wooded area... thoughts/or experience
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If allowed to free range, wild turkeys will eventually leave. They may return to eat, but by nature they are a roaming bird. The flocks move to where the various seasonal mast is located.
     
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  3. chickenman700

    chickenman700 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes they will wonder off....but it is great to see them strolling about your place.
     

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